Assistant Legislative Attorney IV-I   
Posted: June 2, 2022

 

TOHONO O’ODHAM NATION

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

Legislative Branch

P.O. Box 837

Sells, Arizona  85634

(520) 383-2470

POSITION TITLE: Assistant Legislative Attorney IV-I

CLASSIFICATION: Exempt

APPLICATION OPENING DATE:  March 30, 2022

CLOSING DATE:    Open Until Filled

STATUS:  Full-Time Employment

HOURS/WORK:      40+

SUPERVISOR:  Legislative Attorney

JOB LOCATION:    Sells, Arizona (Currently working partially in-person and remotely)

SALARY:   $158,831.14 – $94,613.17 DOE; salary will increase October 1, 2022

POSITION SUMMARY:

Under the direction of the Legislative Attorney, provides legal advice and representation to the Legislative Council and standing committees on a wide range of issues affecting the Tohono O’odham Nation; works with tribal, federal and state officials as well as national- and state-level tribal advocacy groups, other tribes, private individuals and entities; maintains confidentiality of all privileged information.

This position summary is illustrative and does not include all the position’s duties and responsibilities.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Juris doctorate degree from an accredited law school required and admission to State Bar of Arizona or ability to be admitted within 18 months of beginning employment. Minimum years of experience: Level IV: eight years as practicing attorney; Level III: six years as practicing attorney; Level II: three years as practicing attorney; Level I: one year as practicing attorney.  No discipline in any jurisdiction; background investigation required.

SALARY:

  • Assistant Legislative Attorney Level IV – $158,831.14
  • Assistant Legislative Attorney Level III – $137,028.11
  • Assistant Legislative Attorney Level II – $115,276.93
  • Assistant Legislative Attorney Level I – $94,613.17

Generous group health and life insurance, 401(k) plan with employer contribution, generous paid annual and sick leave, 15 paid holidays, and other benefits provided.

*Preference given to qualified, enrolled members of federally recognized Indian tribes with first preference to qualified, enrolled members of the Tohono O’odham Nation.

APPLICATION INFORMATION:

Interested applicants should email a completed application (available at the Tohono O’odham Legislative Branch website at http://tolc-nsn.gov), a letter of interest, resume, one motion and two other civil litigation writing samples written by applicant to: Office Manager Alivia Lewis at alivia.lewis@tonation-nsn.gov and Legislative Assistant Katrina Leon at Katrina.leon@tonation-nsn.gov.